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I was looking for kid’s steampunk stuff online and this was so amazing I thought it needed its own post.

Over at Xylocopa you can buy these absolutely beautiful steampunk wooden blocks.

Each of the 26 blocks has beautiful mad-science inspired scenes on them.

But the best part is what the letters represent.  This is not your traditiona alphabet (and far more fun!):

A – Appendages
B – Bioengineering
C – Caffeine
D – Dirigible
E – Experiment
F – Freeze ray
G – Goggles
H – Henchmen
I – Invention
J – Jargon
K – Potassium
L – Laser
M – Maniacal
N – Nanotechnology
O – Organs
P – Peasants (with Pitchforks)
Q – Quantum physics
R – Robot
S – Self-experimentation
T – Tentacles
U – Underground Lair
V – Virus
W – Wrench
X – X-Ray
Y – You, the Mad Scientist of Tomorrow
Z – Zombies

How fabulous is that?

The folks at Xylocopa also have a great printable PDF of the Alphabet. Personally, I think it would make a great embroidery sampler! (If anyone makes one, I’ll post pictures.)

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Spread a little holiday cheer Steampunk style with our handy-dandy gift guide. 

For your favorite Air Pirate:
http://skingraftdesigns.com/assets/2009/9/24/Leather_Vest_1_medium.jpg
A leather vest from Skin Graft Designs can go from dashing to dastardly in an instant.

For the Aviatrix who defies social conventions:
http://www.clockworkcouture.com/?q=node/335
The Sky Captain ensemble from Clockwork Couture will tell everyone that you’re the one in charge.

For the Lovely Lolitas:
http://www.hilarysvanity.com/mini-black-p-80.html
A mini top hat from Hilary’s Vanity is perfect for any occasion.

For the Stylish Lady:
http://www.clockworkcouture.com/?q=travelingsuit
 A traveling suit from the amazing folks over at Clockwork Couture can take you from shopping in London to a party in Paris .

For the Mad Scientist:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=36511619&ref=sr_gallery_11&&ga_search_query=brass+goggles&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_page=&includes[]=tags&includes[]=title
Get a closer look with this amazing brass monocle from Brazen Device.

For the Steampunk Princess:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=35847098
This Clock hand hair comb from EPJ Creations will make you the belle of the ball (she also makes them in gold.)

For your favorite Gentleman Tinker:
http://www.clockworkcouture.com/?q=node/312
The Solar Turbine Watch from Clockwork Couture keeps time in style.

Oh, and for me (LOL):

I really want these darling boots from Clockwork Couture.

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